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  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Mystery writer Kimberly Sawyer lives alone and likes it that way. But when she is threatened by a hooded figure, and a blood-red rose with a needle thrust into its heart is left on her doorstep, she knows she needs protection. So it seems like perfect timing when Napa Valley vineyard owner Darius Cavenaugh returns to Kimberly's life, offering help and a place to stay. But how did he know she needed him? Was it the deep, intuitive intimacy of a soulmate...or was it witchcraft? “With its beguiling blend of snappy dialogue, sharply delineated characters, and unfailing suspense, this classic Krentz, available in hardcover for the first time, is a guaranteed winner.” -...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Annie Lyncroft knew her scheme was outrageous. She'd come to the elegant penthouse to meet Oliver Rain, the richest and possibly the most dangerous man in the Pacific Northwest. Annie needed this sensual, secretive corporate maverick for what she was about to propose. Marriage! With her brother Danny missing after a mysterious plane crash, Annie is struggling to protect his hot electronics company from the sharks who think he's not coming back. But fanciful, ethical Annie-who usually runs a bizarre bric-a-brac shop knows Danny's alive, and she's determined to keep his company safe by putting his biggest investor at the helm. When Oliver actually says yes to the marriage of convenience,...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Relationships are challenging enough for most single over-thirty women. For level ten parasensitive Clare Lancaster, they’re a minefield. The elite few who know her secret call her a human lie detector, and any falsehood, no matter how subtle or well hidden, sets her blood racing. Over the years, Clare has come to accept that someone with her extraordinary talents is unlikely to find a suitable mate. And she’s even resigned herself to the fact that everyone, to one degree or another, hides behind a façade. Including her recently deceased brother-in-law. When Clare finds the body of Brad McAllister, the golden child of Stone Canyon, Arizona, the posh residents turn a...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers a thrilling novel of online deception, explosive passion, and deadly vengeance. When Charlotte Sawyer's step-sister, Jocelyn, vanishes, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI who recently moved to Seattle after his previous career as a criminal profiler went down in flames. After surviving a near-fatal attack, Charlotte and Max turn to Jocelyn's closest friends, women in a Seattle-based online investment club, for answers. But what they find is chilling. When her uneasy alliance with Max turns into a full-blown affair, Charlotte has no choice but to trust him with her life. For the shadows of Jocelyn's past are...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    When Charlotte Sawyer discovers that her step-sister, Jocelyn, has vanished, she makes a desperate effort to find her. Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a struggling PI who recently moved to Seattle. When her uneasy alliance with Max turns into a full-blown affair, Charlotte has no choice but to trust him with her life. After surviving a near-fatal attack, they turn to Jocelyn's closest friends for answers. But what they find is...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    From New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz comes a gripping new romantic suspense trilogy fraught with danger and enigma. Decades ago in the small town of Fogg Lake, The Incident occurred: an explosion in the cave system that released unknown gases. The residents slept for two days. When they woke up they discovered that things had changed-they had changed. Some started having visions. Others heard ominous voices. And then, scientists from a mysterious government agency arrived. Determined not to become research subjects of strange experiments, the residents of Fogg Lake blamed their 'hallucinations' on food poisoning, and the story worked. But now it has become apparent that...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    A man's quest to find answers for those who are haunted by the past leads him deeper into the shadows in this electrifying novel from the New York Times bestselling author of Promise Not to Tell. Quinton Zane is back. Jack Lancaster, consultant to the FBI, has always been drawn to the coldest of cold cases, the kind that law enforcement either considers unsolvable or else has chalked up to accidents or suicides. As a survivor of a fire, he finds himself uniquely compelled by arson cases. His almost preternatural ability to get inside the killer's head has garnered him a reputation in some circles--and complicated his personal life. The more cases Jack solves, the closer he slips into the...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Zoe is an interior designer with a unique sense of style. But even more uncanny is her sense of what's going on under the surface, the secrets a house can hold. At the moment, though, Zoe isn't concerned about a client's space. She's more worried about what's going on in her own house in Whispering Springs, Arizona, where she lives with her new husband, private investigator Ethan Truax. After a whirlwind courtship, and a dangerous adventure, they've gambled on commitment, hoping that their powerful attraction can help them learn to live together despite their utterly opposite personalities. But newlywed life is suddenly interrupted when a shadowy figure from Zoe's past shows up in...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Following up on the incredible success of River Road, New York Times-bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers another masterpiece of romantic suspense. It's no coincidence when Grace Elland finds a vodka bottle next to the lifeless body of her boss, motivational speaker Sprague Witherspoon. The bottle is a terrifying-and deliberate-reminder of the horrors of her past. Grace retreats to her hometown to regroup and tries to put everything she's learned about positive thinking into practice-a process that is seriously challenged on the world's worst blind date. Awkward doesn't begin to describe her evening with venture-capitalist Julius Arkwright. She has nothing in common with a man who...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Hiding from her past, Grace Elland throws herself into creating a new positive life, beginning with a blind date. But her date with venture-capitalist Julius Arkwright proves to be a complete waste of time: she has nothing in common with a man who lives to make money. But perhaps Grace needs more than just romance in her life? The intense ex-marine might be the perfect man to help save herself from her...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    The captivating new novel from the New York Times best selling author of Grand Passion! Passion is simple, but there's no logic to love.... When Desdemona Wainwright tries to collect a much-needed payment for catering Sam Stark's canceled wedding reception, she encounters not a heartbroken suitor, but the steel-willed head of a multimillion-dollar consulting firm with the cold brain of a computer -- and the finely hewn body of a medieval knight. Sam sees a beautiful, theatrical hoyden with huge turquoise eyes who has just the right professional catering skills he needs for his business. Opposites attract, and before long, he's sure he's found the perfect business wife; but Desdemona...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    For two months, Jamie Garland had fallen in love... with a lie. Cade Santerre was every woman's fantasy - until the mask came off in a scandal that left Jamie shattered. Cade had pretended to be someone he wasn't. Worse, he'd used her in his elaborate attempt to catch a man he believed was a crook and a swindler. Though Cade's suspect had escaped, Cade was still around - raw, masculine, overwhelming. He had some unfinished business with the man who had conned his innocent sister, and he needed Jamie's help. But Jamie had some unfinished business, as well: to find out if the man she'd fallen in love with really...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Finally Shannon Raine decides to stop speculating about her dark, brooding neighbour on California's rugged Mendocino coastline - and just introduce herself. But the last thing she expects to find in this enclave of artists and writers is a Silicon Valley mogul. Garth Sheridan is cool, sensual and intriguing. And immediately Shannon knows the passion that flares between them will become intense and all-consuming. But the more intimate their desire becomes, the more Garth's life seems hidden from Shannon. She longs to understand this man and the other life he leads, far from the scenic haven they share. Somehow she has to convince Garth that he can trust her with the part of him...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Everyone thought Jessie Benedict's impending marriage to Sam Hatchard was a great arrangement-everyone, that is, but Jessie herself. Was she the only one who could see that Hatchard, her powerful father's protege, had a scheming ulterior motive in marrying her? He was more than just a chip off the old workaholic's block-he was positively lusting after Jessie's inheritance to build his own business empire! Free-spirited Jessie has plans for her own career as a detective-starting with the rescue of a teenage girl from a dangerous cult. But when a break-in and an intimidating act of vandalism strike close to home, her investigation pairs her with the compellingly masculine entrepreneur. Hatch...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Word gets around fast in Eclipse Bay. Nick Harte should know—his family's legendary feud with the Madisons fueled the local gossip mill for years before finally cooling off. But people are still talking—and rumor has it Nick's involved with someone new....Art gallery owner Octavia Brightwell doesn't take chances—especially on handsome, charming men. But that's only part of the reason why she turned Nick down six times before—finally—agreeing to a date. Octavia's related to the woman who sparked the long-time family feud—and fears that falling hard for Nick would only ignite the flames again. Octavia knows her family's past is best kept hidden. But her...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Jayne Ann Krentz returns to small-town Eclipse Bay, Oregon—where scandalous passions and decades-old resentments swirl with the relentless fury of a summer storm.…Word gets around fast in Eclipse Bay. Nick Harte should know—his family’s legendary feud with the Madisons fueled the local gossip mill for years before finally cooling off. But people are still talking—and rumor has it Nick's involved with someone new.…Art gallery owner Octavia Brightwell doesn’t take chances—especially on handsome, charming men. But that’s only part of the reason why she turned Nick down six times before—finally—agreeing to a date. Octavia’s...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Elizabeth Cabot is all business. She knows how to maximize her investments and cut her losses—in both her career and her personal life. So when she discovers that Jack Fairfax has deceived her, she's determined to end their relationship. Putting a stop to their budding romance is easy, but breaking up their business deal will be more difficult. Despite all her efforts, she has no luck disentangling herself from Jack's client company, Excalibur. But the situation becomes even more strained when a lethal act of sabotage threatens to put both their companies out of business for good. Elizabeth is no fool. If she can help Jack save Excalibur, she'll recoup her substantial investment...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    A con artist and seductress, Meredith Spooner lived fast—and died young. Now it seems Meredith's last scam—embezzling more than a million dollars from a college endowment fund—is coming back to haunt Leonora Hutton. An email just arrived in which Meredith—in fear for her life—explains that the money is waiting for Leonora in an offshore account...and a safe-deposit key is on the way. Leonora wants nothing to do with the tainted money. She's already been accused of being in on the theft by Thomas Walker—who, it seems, was a victim of Meredith's knack for both scams and seductions. Eager to prove him wrong, Leonora sets out to collect the cash and hand...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Being called creepy can be hard on your self-esteem - even for an attractive, independent woman like Raine Tallentyre. That’s what happened when she made the mistake of revealing her paranormal abilities, bringing her most recent romantic relationship to a hasty end. Her aunt Vella, a gifted but troubled soul, told her years ago to keep her talents a secret. And now that poor Aunt Vella - her last blood relative - has died, Raine has resigned herself to a lonely life. But when she journeys to Shelbyville, Washington, to clear out her aunt’s house - trying to ignore the locals’ comments about the “witch” and the “crazy lady” - Raine’s highly...read more

  • Jayne Ann Krentz

    Successful but shy, Seattle art dealer Mattie Sharpe fell hard for handsome, outspoken, professional adventurer Hugh Abbott. When he broke her heart and returned to his South Sea island home, Mattie vowed she'd only meet him again over her-or better, his-dead body. When they do meet again, it's over someone else's dead body-and now they're running for their lives through a tropical paradise. Hugh's talking fast to make up for his mistake. Mattie's not listening . . . until his gentle touch ignites a white-hot fusion, and she gives in. But Hugh's past is catching up with them, and Mattie must stake her very survival on the man she loves-the only man who ever let her down! If there is a...read more